"Ogimaag had to reflect the views of family leaders who made up village councils, women's councils, and the warriors. However, they had a great deal of decision-making power. The view of Chippewa society that emerges is of a complex society that was fluid, connected, spiritually based, and consensus dominated."—G. Gagnon, CHOICE
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"Miller has written an important political and social history of a region all too often ignored by scholars interested in the early history of North America."—Michael Witgen, Minnesota History
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"Miller's Ogimaag is a powerful and dynamic portrayal of Anishinaabeg life and leadership at a critical time in North American history. It is, simply, a must read for historians, Native studies scholars and students, and anyone interested in Anishinaabeg culture and history."—Miigaanwewidam James Sinclair, SAIL
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About the Author
Cary Miller is an associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Her articles have appeared in the American Indian Quarterly.